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The Gala Theatre

Millennium Place
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 03000 266 600

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The Gala Theatre

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Recent Reviews:

  • Rick_Yvanovich
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Trip Type:
    Wonderful production of Great Expectations
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th July 2017
    Was fortunate enough to be in Durham when there was a single nights showing of Great Expectations at the Gala Theatre It was a fantastic production. The theatre is a modern one, so there is no... Read full review
  • Hugo M
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    Excellent productions
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 24th June 2017
    Gala is a modern, purpose built theatre with plenty of daylight in the common areas and plenty going on in the production areas. Well worth a visit Read full review
  • collavfc
    Seaham, United Kingdom
    Small but Ideal
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd May 2017
    We’ve been to the Gala Theatre 4 times to see comedians / speakers. The venue holds around 500 people. There really isn’t a bad seat in the house. Wherever you are, you are never too far from the... Read full review



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Opening Times

2017 (2 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 20:30
Sunday14:30 - 20:30
Bank Holiday14:30 - 20:30

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A690 into Durham city.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station is Durham. Regular buses into the centre of Durham from across the region.

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